Eat Smart Sheffield
Learn Sheffield has been commissioned by Sheffield City Council to develop and deliver a Whole School & Settings Approach to Food and Nutrition Programme. Named ‘Eat Smart Sheffield’, the programme focuses on encouraging and supporting pupils, their families and the wider community to adopt healthier eating behaviours.
The programme has two main aims: 1. To give schools the tools they need to make long term changes to their food culture and their curriculum to support healthy behaviours 2. To give pupils and their families the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to cook, grow and enjoy good quality affordable food, as well as increasing understanding of important food issues such as food sources and sustainability Ultimately, Eat Smart Sheffield contributes to reducing childhood obesity and child tooth decay across Sheffield, with a focus on the 20% most deprived areas of the city where we feel the need is greatest and where we can be of most benefit. This is in line with Sheffield City Council’s ethos of working towards a healthier, fairer, greener society for all.